We’ve trawled through the picture archives to bring you 25 photographs of Edinburgh in 1970 – a year that saw the Capital host the Commonwealth Games for the first time.
Have a look through or photo gallery and transport yourself back to a bygone era. And let us know your own memories of Edinburgh in 1970 before you go.
1. Dante Lannie
Dante Lannie, of the legendary Edinburgh catering family, outside his cafe/restaurant in Marshall Street, October 1970. Photo: Jack Crombie
2. Pre-wedding ordeal
Joan Wilson is dressed up and tied to a lamppost on Portobello high street before she leaves to get married to Duncan McRae in August 1970. Photo: Stan Warburton
3. Children in Meadowbank sandpit
Two little girls making sandpies in the Commonwealth Games long-jump sandpit at Meadowbank stadium in July 1970. Photo: Gordon Rule
4. Commonwealth Games 1970
Aerial view of the opening of the 1970 Commonwealth Games held in Edinburgh. Photo: TSPL